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Title:
IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2003098823
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To achieve further improvements in usability.

An image forming apparatus has a latent image forming means for forming a latent image on a photoconductor drum 1, a color development cartridge D for integrally supporting a plurality of color development means Dy, Dc, Dm, Db for visualizing latent image and detachable from a main, a black development cartridge Bk for supporting a monochrome development means which is selectively replaceable with the color development cartridge D, having the same size as the color development cartridge D and visualizing the latent image and a development rotary 11, capable of selectively mounting one of the color development cartridge D and the black development cartridge Bk, sequentially switching a plurality of the color development means Dy, Dc, Dm, Db and placing it facing opposite to the photoconductor drum 1, when the color development cartridge D is mounted.


Inventors:
Miyabe, Shigeo
Toba, Shinjiro
Application Number:
JP2001000293060
Publication Date:
April 04, 2003
Filing Date:
September 26, 2001
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
CANON INC
International Classes:
G03G15/01; G03G15/08; G03G21/16; (IPC1-7): G03G15/08; G03G15/01; G03G21/16
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
中川 周吉 (外1名)